IDG UK Enterprise Events

CIO 100

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The highly-coveted CIO 100 celebrates the achievements of the most visionary CIOs in the UK. To commend their success, CIO brings these forward-thinking individuals together for what is the most sought-after networking opportunity of the year.

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Why sponsor the CIO 100
Network and engage with the UK’s leading CIOs in the context of a peer-led celebration of excellence
Position yourselves as key partners to the CIO community through association with the most prestigious awards in this sector
Deliver a narrative that celebrates success and achievement among Enterprise IT decision-makers
The sponsorship opportunity

Sponsorship presents an unparalleled opportunity to network with leading CIO customers throughout the evening and to benefit from the extensive editorial and marketing programme that surrounds this annual event.

Pre-event marketing
Extensive co-branding exposure from all pre-event marketing promotions.

During the event
Up to 8 passes to enable networking of your team with leading CIOs throughout the night. Co-branding on all event materials.

Post-event
Full contact details passed on for all registrants, no-shows and attendees. Any post event content and promotion will reference the sponsor.

Event details
Timing: 7:30 -11 pm
Format: Champagne reception and short seminar
Location: 5* London hotel
Date: April/May
Frequency: annual
Average attendance: this event will be marketed to all CIO 100 shortlists with an expectation of 50+ to attend.
The format on the night
The evening commences with an Introduction and keynote by Mark Chillingworth, Editor-in-Chief of CIO UK.
Presentations follow by a guest business leader and/or CIO 100 speaker.
The final CIO 100 list is also unveiled and promoted throughout the evening.
Drinks/Canapés and networking follow the presentations.

CIO Summit

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The CIO Summit is the UK’s premier gathering of senior IT decision-makers. This highly popular one-day event focuses on examining the critical issues on every CIOs agenda to provides leaders with the knowledge and insight to maximise business value through technology. Undoubtedly the most respected full-day peer-to-peer event in the CIO calendar.

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Why sponsor the CIO Summit
Align your brand with the CIO agenda through association with the most major peer-to-peer gathering of today’s technology leaders
Take advantage of presenting to an audience of more than 100 engaged CIOs
Extend and reinforce your relationships with the leading CIOs in the UK through extensive one-to-one networking opportunities throughout the day
Benefit from our extensive marketing and editorial programme that will deliver amplification of your campaign to the wider CIO community
The sponsorship opportunity

The CIO Summit offers sponsorship of the 3 main strands of the event  – business, technology and leadership. Each sponsor will receive the following:

Pre-event marketing
Offers co-branding exposure across all pre-event marketing promotions, including advertising, HTML shots, newsletter and website promotions via CIO UK brand and event website.
Weekly reports sent on delegate acquisition.

During the event
Speaking opportunities (either by client or their CIO)
Customer CIO inclusion on Panel Debate
Networking opportunities throughout the day

Post-event marketing
Full contact details of all opt-in attendees and online registrants (last year 130+ CIOs or equivalent attendees)
1 Sponsors Page
1 dedicated HTML to CIO Partner mailing list
Exposure across all post-event coverage to help amplify your message to a wider CIO audience.

Event details
Timing: 9am – 5 pm
Format: Full-day conference
Location: 5* London hotel
Date: September
Frequency: annual
Average attendance:. More than 100 CIOs and business technology leaders  
The format on the day
Hosted and introduced by Mark Chillingworth, Editor-in-Chief of CIO UK.
A full- day programme of keynote presentations, Q&A sessions and panel debates to promote the sharing of experiences and insight around modern business strategies, technology insights and leadership styles.
Dedicated networking opportunities are provided throughout the day via coffee breaks and an hour-long networking lunch.

Techworld Awards

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Celebrating outstanding achievement in IT infrastructure and networking. Acknowledging the industry’s leading pioneers, the Techworld Awards recognises both products and user excellence across more than sixteen different industry categories. This major awards night sees the gathering of the shortlists to find out who will be the latest winners in what is undoubtedly the most talked-of social night for the IT sector.

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Why sponsor The Techworld Awards
Associate your brand with IT excellence
Take advantage of a unique opportunity to network with winners and shortlists throughout the evening
Benefit from the extensive branding and editorial exposure that accompanies this awards programme
The sponsorship opportunity

Sponsorship opportunities include overall headline or individual award category sponsorship.

Pre-event marketing
Sponsorship branding and accreditation on all marketing and editorial material during the four months dedicated promotional programme which includes nomination drives, shortlist and final winner announcements.
Visibility within the Techworld Awards section of Techworld

During the event
Brand exposure throughout the awards night
Opportunity to present an award to winners
Extensive networking opportunities with shortlists and winners

Post-event
Branding on all post event communications

Event details
Timing: 7pm -11pm
Format: Champagne reception and awards ceremony
Location: 4-5* London venue
Date: September
Frequency: annual
Expected attendance: 100+ shortlists for The Techworld Awards
The format on the night
The awards night is both hosted and presented by Mike Simons, Editor-in-Chief for Techworld and Computerworld UK
Following the champagne reception, each finalist is revealed in a dedicated awards presentation
Drinks and networking follows the unveiling.